Earth is the only planet where we can live

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The blue planet, planet earth, is unique to our solar system and, given our current state of technological progress, it is the only planet known to us where we can live. ’The overview effect’ is often expressed by those who have been in space, which is described as an awe inspiring and self-transcendent experience which […]

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Motivational Factors for Pro-Environmental Behaviour

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In my last blog post I gave a short introduction to how video games and gamification can be an effective way to engage with consumers and motivate pro-environmental behaviour (Using videogames & gamification to promote pro-environmental behaviour in consumers – GreenBee Insights).   Below I will share some insights from some of our environmental game […]

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Diamond Mining and the Sustainable Ecosystem Problem in the Developing World

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Abstract There is no denying that the diamond industry has played a crucial role in human evolution for decades now. From technological advancement to medicine, from housing to beauty products, diamond has proven continuously its applicability at every level of the society. However, this does not exempt the diamond industry from various criticisms, particularly over […]

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Climate Change Intervention in North-East Nigeria: Call to Action for climate disclosure and monitoring

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Introduction The UN Climate Change Conference 26 or simply COP 26 held in Glasgow, UK between October 31st to November 12th, 2021 brought together world leaders to re-examine commitments made to address carbon emissions and global warming; limit warming to well below 2℃, aiming for 1.5℃ to avoid a climate catastrophe. The President of Nigeria […]

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Impact Assessment of Foreign Partnerships for African Agrihood and Home Biogas

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Abstract In recent years, African economy has seen efforts to transition toward greener models, thanks to the expansion of circular economy from the developed world, and the adoption of sustainable development policies globally. Known to have the second-largest landmass and stretching to approximately 8,000 km – 5,000 miles –, Africa possesses immense and diverse resources, […]

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COVID-19 Variant Outbreaks and the Global Sustainable Development Dilemma for the South

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Abstract The outbreak of the Omicron variant in the Southern African region has revived discussions about problematics of vaccine distribution, economic progression and multilevel foreign and domestic policy shifts globally. Covid-19 variants are reiterated as a serious concern to socio-economic and political managements of all countries, and further widens the development gap between the global […]

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Behind the Headlines at COP26 – Hanife Ymer

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New Green Bee Podcast Episode: On this episode Alia welcomes Hanife Ymer, Head of Sustainability Services MENA at JLL, to the Green Beehive. They discuss the impact of the transition to the low carbon economy in the real estate sector as well as Hanife’s take on the outcomes of Cop 26. Listen below on Spotify: […]

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Using videogames & gamification to promote pro-environmental behaviour in consumers

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The number of gamers worldwide will reach 3 billion by 2023, according to Newzoo. With this spectacular growth in the gaming audience, it is important to point out that the gamer demographic is extremely diverse. The average gamer is 34 years old and 45% of gamers in the US are women (source: ESA). An increased […]

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Why Carbon Offsetting is the A&E for the Environment

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We all know that carbon offsetting can’t be the ultimate answer to the climate crisis.  But right here, right now, it’s the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department our environment needs. COP26 wasn’t a resounding success, let’s be honest.   When the global climate is heading for a calamitous rise in temperature we really needed our world […]

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Net Zero Transition – Costs, Challenges, and Obstacles evident from UK’s Environmental Strategy

Pages: 23 Report Code: MLCS0002-017 The impact of global climate change is undeniable. Although the estimates of the cost of economic impact vary…

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